Child brides sold into sex slavery, domestic work, say Indian officials

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Girls are being trafficked into domestic servitude or sex slavery after their parents illegally marry them off, said officials in Maharashtra on Tuesday. Researchers are conducting the state’s first survey… Read More

Youth sessions protect village

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At Justice and Care, we want to stop children being trafficked in the first place. That’s why we run regular awareness sessions for young people in the most vulnerable communities,… Read More

A mother’s joy at daughter’s wedding

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Poorvi’s* story is defined by her unrelenting determination to create a better life for herself and her daughter. Finding herself in a financially unsustainable marriage, Poorvi moved back to her… Read More

Siblings Reunited

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Brother and sister Mina* and Sundar* were just 14 and 15 years old when they were taken from their home and sold into slavery. The siblings were separated from one… Read More

A singing dream renewed

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Bhakti* always dreamed she was going to become a star. As a young girl, she so desperately wanted to sing and become famous for her voice, she jumped at the… Read More

My Run for Freedom

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INSPIRED BY AND DEDICATED TO YASMIN. By Julia Immonen Nearly a decade ago I learned that the buying and selling of human beings is the fastest growing crime in the… Read More

Trafficker apprehended by own victim

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In November 2017 and at only 16 years old, Damini* received an award for exceptional bravery from the government of West Bengal. When Damini* was barely 13-years-old, she had been… Read More

Survivor speaks out against trafficker and sees him jailed

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Videoed naked by a boy who had drugged her, teenager Esha* was then blackmailed and sold into the sex trade. The 14-year-old met her trafficker at a picnic. He had… Read More

Traced across the country and rescued in 72 hours

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The police and Justice and Care successfully rescued 13-year-old Kajal*. Kajal went missing from a remote village in East India in what turned out to be a shocking case of… Read More

30 forced into prostitution. Now rescued!

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In March 2017, after careful intelligence gathering and groundwork, Justice and Care helped the police rescue 30 young women and children from multiple brothels in a town in South India.… Read More